University of Notre Dame is a top 20 national research university located in South Bend, Indiana that offers more than 65 degree programs ranging from Pre-Health Studies to Political Science. All incoming students enter the first-year program, where they receive close support from a full-time professional academic advisor who will prepare them for their intended major.
Notre Dame offers a world-class academic experience with opportunities for student research, creative pursuits, and projects that go beyond the classroom. Education at Notre Dame has always been linked to community service. 85% of students are active in service through Notre Dame’s Center for Social Concerns. Over 80% of students participate in internships or independent research before they graduate.
Our students are also active in more than 450 student clubs and organizations, support the University’s Division I athletic teams at sporting events, and enjoy the scenic campus and its surrounding community.
Fun fact: Founded in 1845, the Band of the Fighting Irish is the oldest college marching band in continual existence and has more than 380 members.